1 Dead, 2 Injured In Joelton Crash

1 Dead, 2 Injured In Joelton Crash

CREATED Apr 12, 2014

JOELTON, Tenn. - One person died and two others were injured in a wreck on Whites Creek Pike Friday night.

The crash happened in the 7800 block between Jackman and Baxter Road.

A Metro Police officer on the scene said the crash happened when the driver of a white Monte Carlo lost control on a curve while traveling northbound. The car hit a van head-on.

The driver of the car died. Two victims inside the van, a mother and son, were taken to Skyline Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the driver of the Monte Carlo was not wearing a seatbelt while the mother and son inside the van did have their seatbelts on.  Seatbelts are being credit for possibly saving their lives.